Meet The Teachers
The staff at Australian Dog Grooming School comprise of leading experts in the industry.
- Director / Head Teacher
- 25 years
Director, Nicky Renwood is a certifier for the International Professional Groomers Inc. (IPG), a grooming judge and a licensed dog show judge being a member of Dogs Victoria, NSW & SA for over 35 years showing and handling all breeds taking many to best in show level. Her skills and experience developed from being a second generation in the dog industry along with owning her own grooming salon for 15 years and in 2003, opened The Australia Dog Grooming School.
Nicky represented Groom Team Australia (GTA) between 2009, through to 2012. In 2009, competed against 16 other countries coming 3rd in the sporting section.
She has been awarded, Best in Show's for grooming, in Australia & New Zealand. She is highly respected within the industry for instruction & development by the Australian Pet Associations.
You can only be as good as the teacher that's teaching you.
- Manager / Teacher
- 15 years
Manager, Kimberley Azzopardi is a second generation in the dog industry, she has been schooled exclusively by Nicky Renwood in her later grooming and teaching life but grooming for over 15 years.
Kim specialises in hand stripping of terriers and other course coated breeds, she teaches to the highest level within Australian Dog Grooming School. She has traveled around the world and extensively within Australia competing with many breeds to Best In Show Level, Kim has been a member of Dogs Vic, NSW, SA and Pets Australia for the past 10 years.
The greatest asset of a school is the personality of the teacher.
Thank you for your wonderful introduction into the world of dog grooming! I have really enjoyed my time with you both and look forward to continuing my training with you.
Thank you for teaching me everything you know, they say you are the best and you are very good at what you do and I have enjoyed every day.
I now have a solid foundation and increased confidence in dog grooming which will put me in good stead to start off and continue my career in dog grooming. Thank you for all your teaching over the past 10 days and for fitting me in at short notice.
Thanks again for another course. Thank you for all the help and guidance along the way and I now have the confidence to start my own business.